Metallica
Ride the Lightning









Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 93
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 99
Loudwire (USA) - Top 80 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1980s (2016) 13
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 78
Revolver (USA) - The 69 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2002) 30
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2015) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 80s (2006) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 16
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 80
Terrorizer (UK) - The 100 Most Important Albums of the 80s (2000) No Order
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 3
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 382
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 78
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7.5